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Jeff Alexander's Weblog
Managing Windows Mobile Devices
The use of Windows Mobile Devices continues to increase and one of the questions I often get asked is "How do I manage these devices in the same way that manage my desktops and laptops"? It's a very good question and one that has really been around since Windows Mobile devices...
17 Dec 2007
Help make this Video into a TV Ad!
You might have recalled in a previous post I did on some new Windows Phone 7 ads that have been kicking around. At the bottom of that post I mentioned a university student who did his own concept video on Youtube. Well his video caught the attention of the Windows Phone team and his video...
15 Apr 2011
Windows Mobile Solution Centre on TechNet
Hi folks, Check out the Windows Mobile Center on Technet for all the information you need on deploying Windows Mobile Devices in the Enterprise. There is a lot happening in this space with the release of Windows Mobile 6.0 and Exchange Server 2007 and next week we are releasing a Deployment Guide for...
31 May 2007
Microsoft Security Advisory: Level 1 Alert!
Please see details below for a Level 1 Security Advisory being released today. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to notify you that Microsoft has released Security Advisory 2641690 – Fraudulent Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing – on November 10, 2011. Summary Microsoft is aware...
10 Nov 2011
Microsoft Office Mobile 6.1 Upgrade Now Available!
Do you have a Windows Mobile Device? Do you view or edit Office documents on you Windows Mobile device? Well now you can view files created with the Office 2007 file format. We have just released Microsoft Office Mobile 6.1. This new version allows you to view and edit documents...
30 Nov 2007
Codemasons’ Debug Days are coming – next week!
Next week the boys over at Windows Mobile OZ are running Debug Days in 3 Microsoft offices to help developers on the Windows Mobile platform to get their applications ready for Windows Mobile 6.5. Registrations are now open. So please click the appropriate link and register today. Brisbane – Monday...
7 Aug 2009
Windows Mobile 6.5 – Dev Training : Jumpstart Live Meeting #2
Registration for #2 in the Codemason’s Guild Live Meeting Series (Jumpstart) is now open. This Friday July 17th @ 1pm is the 2nd in our series of 3 Live Meetings to help Australian developers get started developing for Windows Mobile 6.5 – and to get those apps in Marketplace ( Windows Marketplace for...
14 Jul 2009
Windows Mobile Competition
There is a competition going on from now until the end of February 2008. If you buy a Windows Mobile 6.0 device between now and the end of February you could win a trip for 2 two worth $15,000 to one of the 7 wonders of the world. So Windows Mobile can take you further than you...
13 Dec 2007
Screenshots of the NoDo Update for Windows Phone 7!
Today the Windows Phone 7 March 2011 Update finally made it to Telstra handsets. I updated mine today without any issues and it took around 40 minutes or so. Below are screenshots of the process. I think we all know what we get with this update so no need to go through that here. If...
11 May 2011
Meet the next version of Windows Phone code named “Mango”
Later this year we’ll be releasing an update for Windows Phone code named “Mango”. It features 500 new features and looks pretty impressive from what I’ve seen. Below is a snapshot of what’s coming and a video to give you a taste. Communications: Easier to Connect and Share Threads...
25 May 2011
Microsoft IT Showcase: New Articles Available!
I wanted to share a couple of new articles from our Microsoft IT Showcase team on Windows Phone and System Center Operations Manager. How Microsoft Deployed Windows Phone to Employees Cross-team collaboration, planning, and focused marketing were the keys to deploying and supporting Windows Phones successfully...
3 Jun 2011
Windows Mobile 6.0 Resources for Developers
I don't normally do this but below are resources available for developers for Windows Mobile 6.0. Hey I guess I'm an equal opportunity blogger! Windows Mobile 6 SDK Refresh The Refresh SDK replaces the RTM SDK launched on March 1 st and includes the latest emulator images, new documentation/samples and...
13 Jun 2007
Sydney Windows Mobile User Group
This is just a heads up. The July meeting for Sydney Windows Mobile User Group is tonight at Microsoft North Ryde. Below are all the details Location: Microsoft 1 Epping Road North Ryde NSW 2113 Date and Time: Tuesday July 1 2008 @ 6:30PM – finishing around 8:30PM Live Meeting...
1 Jul 2008
Windows Mobile 6.5 – Dev Training : Jumpstart Live Meeting #3
Registration for #3 in the Codemason’s Guild Live Meeting Series (Jumpstart) is open. Friday July 31st at 1pm is the 3nd in our series of Live Meetings to help Australian developers get started developing for Windows Mobile 6.5 – and to get those apps in Marketplace ( Windows Marketplace for Mobile ...
30 Jul 2009
A Sneak Peek at Windows Phone 8!
Looking forward to this! A first look at Windows Phone 8 Jeffa Technorati Tags: Windows Phone 8 , Windows Phone
17 Jul 2012
Webcasts: Optimized for Mobile PC's
There are a bunch of new public Webcasts that have just become available courtesy of our Partner team. They are specifically designed as an in depth look at applications built for Windows Vista mobility. These include data synchronization, power management, ink annotation, ink recognition, network awareness...
4 Jun 2007
Australian Daylight Savings: Important Updates!
I wanted to updated you all on some important information regarding Daylight Savings in Australia; and in particular changes that are occurring in Western Australia. In May of this year Western Australian rejected by referendum a proposal to extend their daylight savings trial. As a result...
30 Sep 2009
Windows Phone is Here!
Earlier this year we announced that we would be delivering a new Windows Phone based on the Windows Mobile 6.5 platform. Well today is the day we are launching in North America, Europe and Asia. And today we are launching with Telstra and HTC locally in Australia! This means that right...
7 Oct 2009
Windows Mobile 6.5 developer training – Jumpstart series
Next Friday at 1pm is the first of a series of 3 Live Meetings to help Australian developers get started developing for Windows Mobile 6.5 – and to get those apps in Marketplace ( Windows Marketplace for Mobile – Open for Developer registration ) to distribute/sell to the millions of Windows Mobile users...
25 Jun 2009
Off to Auscert 2008 next week..
Ok so next week (Sunday in fact) I'm off to AusCERT 2008 . I go to this conference every year and this year I have a speaking slot instead of just sitting on the stand answering questions. We are also going to be having much more activity going on this year on the stand and we have a cool...
16 May 2008
Got Unified: UC Launch More Resources
In a previous post I talked about how I was "Getting Unified" in preparation for the recent UC Launch and Technet Update Events that ran in November. Well now I'm fully unified and using all our Unified Communications tools to their fullest. Kleefy and I had a lot of fun presenting...
6 Dec 2007
My new phone...?
Oh man I want one of these! HTC have just announced their long awaited HTC Touch Diamond and it looks very sweet. Check out the video below to wet your appetite! Now I have to talk to the Windows Mobile guys to see when it's coming to Australia! Technorati Tags: Windows Mobile , Cool Jeffa
7 May 2008
Live Search for Windows Mobile
Sometimes I come across a piece of software that is just so useful and cool at the same time. Live Search for Windows Mobile is one of those. Now when I first heard of this I thought there is no way that it will have support for Australia. So I loaded the software onto my Windows Mobile device and of...
25 May 2007
New Microsoft IT Showcase Content
Our IT Showcase team has just released some new content on how Microsoft is taking advantage of our own technology. Check out the details below! Managing Information Exchange Agreements based on Microsoft Office System Technologies To help the Microsoft Legal and Corporate Affairs (LCA) team protect...
31 Jul 2007
Windows Phone 7 Series Announced!
Today at the Mobile World Congress we announced Windows Phone Series 7 and I have to say I’m pretty excited about what we announced today. I can see so much more synergy and consistency in the new Windows Phone platform than ever before. I’ve been a user of Windows Mobile since the beginning...
16 Feb 2010
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